What’s your body trying to tell you?

Have you ever stopped to think whether the daily aches and pains that have become a part of your regular life are actually signs from your body that it’s trying to communicate with you? Or that it’s not normal to feel tired, constipated or bloated 90 percent of the time?
Sometimes, in our rush to meet our commitments and reach our deadlines, we can become out of sync with our body. Our…

How to jump start a sluggish metabolism

Keen to kick-start spring with all engines firing? Want to feel more energetic throughout the day yet able to sleep deeply and restfully during the night? The key could lie in improving the performance of your metabolism. Thankfully, making a real impact to how your metabolism works is actually quite easy to do.

Start this season off on the right foot by using these easy tips to boost your…

The countdown is on!

With less than five weeks left until spring and 15 weeks until summer, the countdown for a healthy, toned and beautiful beach body is well and truly on. But fear not, my hibernating friend, for there are some tactics you can put in place right now that’ll have you looking and feeling amazing in time for bikini and boardies season.
Tip 1. Skip the snooze

The winter months are notorious for…

How to Keep Fit This Winter

If the cold turn has you skipping your morning jog for extra doona time, rest assured that you’re not alone. Winter is one of the most common times for people to neglect their fitness regime.

To help you stay fit and healthy this winter, here are five easy tips:

Tip 1: Get the right equipment

During summertime, the standard uniform of joggers, t-shirt and shorts or leggings is mor…

Are you an Emotional Eater?

Are you the type of person that lunges for a cupcake when the going gets tough? Or scoffs chocolate biscuits when you feel tired, depressed or upset? If so, then you might just be an emotional eater.

What is emotional eating?
Emotional eating is a term used to describe when individuals consume large amounts of food, normally junk food, in what is similar to a binge-eating episode.

Moving Past the Easter Binge

If you’re anything like most people, you’ll spend the week following Easter in a catatonic state of complete and utter chocolate egg inebriation. You’ll probably feel bloated, stuffed and more than a little green around the gills.

After all, with the abundance of delicious, tantalising eggs circulating around Easter time, (cleverly masked as ‘gifts’) how can you resist the temptation…

Residential Weight Loss Retreats and Total Transformations

Sometimes, when it comes to weight loss, life gets in the way. The jobs, the kids, the social engagements, they all just seem to take priority over our health. If you are struggling with finding the time or the energy to dedicate to your health, you might benefit from some time at a residential weight loss retreat like those offered by OnTrack Retreats in Australia.


These programs…

Salad Dressing Swaps for Weight Loss

What could be more beautiful than a mountain of fresh and colorful salad piled high on a plate? Salads have always been associated with healthy living; however, all salads are not created equally. A salad is just a salad, simple and full of nutritious bounty until it is spoiled with high-fat, sugar-laden dressing, then it becomes something different, something much less healthy. Many people find…

Forming Long-Term Healthy Habits

Bad habits, we all have them, we all hate them, and we all wish that we could change them. Good habits, we all have a few and wish we had more.  Especially when it comes to our health. The good news is that bad habits can be broken and better yet, they can be overridden with good habits. Unfortunately, for many bad habits around eating and exercise can lead to serious, if not life threatening…

How to Stop Emotional Eating

Do you find yourself snacking when you are feeling blue, or heading for the ice cream aisle when you are mad at someone? If so, you may be a comfort eater. Emotional eaters let their feelings determine when they eat rather than their body. Sometimes we can be emotional eaters and not even realize it. While everyone comfort eats from time to time, chronic emotional eating can lead to serious…